Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty MA

Posting Numberreq6879
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentTaos Branch
Academic LocationTaos Branch
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

UNM Taos anticipates hiring Adjunct Faculty to teach in the Spring 2019 Semester, Summer, 2019 and Fall of 2019 in the Digital Media Arts Department.

Positions are contingent upon need each semester as determined by student enrollment levels, current course offering matrix, and demand driven by graduation requirements. Positions may be filled or eliminated each semester up to the deadline for students to drop or add courses. Candidates who are selected for these positions will report to the Department Chair of DMA, Peter Walker.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach:

MA 110 - Introduction to Mass Communication Study of the development of the mass media with emphasis on television, the internet, social media, and news outlets in the areas of programming, policy, regulations, economics, and technology. Examination of the social, cultural, and political impact of the mass media on contemporary society.

MA 210. INTRODUCTION TO FILM. (3) This course is an analysis of film as a unique art, and a survey of main trends in film history. It will include screening and critical study of major films. Students will turn in weekly assignments and write responses daily in their Media Journals.

The MA 210 course is a UNM Taos Dual Credit Courses and will be taught in the computer lab at Taos High School

For Best Consideration:For best consideration pleas apply by the following dates:

For Spring 2019 apply by: November 21st, 2018

For Summer 2019 apply by: March 1st, 2019

For Fall 2019 apply by: March 1st, 2019


Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in the field or subfield for which you are applying are determined by Higher Learning Commission’s accreditation requirements for faculty, and may be met in one of two ways:

1. Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield; or

2. Successful completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in an accredited program in the discipline or subfield.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Teaching Media Experience + Professional Media Work

2. Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary institution

3. Successful teaching in a community college

4. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials in UNMJobs https://hr.unm.edu1. Curriculum Vitae2. Cover Letter indicating which courses and/or disciplines you are interested in teaching; the days/times you are available to teach; and how your education and/or experience satisfies one of the Minimum Qualifications criteria described above.3. Three professional references who can speak to your directly relevant knowledge, skills and/or experience.4. Unofficial Transcripts

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationThis posting will remain active until 11/21/2018. Anyone who applies for a position under this posting will automatically be considered for openings in subsequent semesters unless they indicate in their cover letter that they are not interested in teaching in specific semesters.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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